Accession Number : ADA264180


Title :   Retrieval of Cloud Parameters by Multiple Observations in The Near- Infrared under Conditions of Varying Solar Illumination


Corporate Author : PHILLIPS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA


Personal Author(s) : Kleespies, Thomas J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a264180.pdf


Report Date : 30 Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 9


Abstract : A method is presented to remove the thermal component of near- infrared radiances observed from geosynchronous satellites. The resulting solar component is then used to retrieve the effective radius of persistent marine stratiform clouds


Descriptors :   *SOLAR RADIATION , *INFRARED RADIATION , *CLOUD PHYSICS , INFRARED DETECTION , REMOTE DETECTION , REPRINTS , RADIATIVE TRANSFER , METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES


Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Meteorology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE